10 Ways Obama Could Fight Climate Change
Scientists weigh in after the President vows climate change action.
"We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations," Obama said.
The President pointed out that recent severe weather supplied an urgent impetus for energy innovation and staked the nation's economic future on responding to a changing climate.
"We cannot cede to other nations the technology that will power new jobs and new industries—we must claim its promise," Obama said. "That's how we will maintain our economic vitality and our national treasure—our forests and waterways; our croplands and snowcapped peaks. That is how we will preserve our planet, commanded to our care by God."
So what could the President reasonably do to deliver on that vow? National